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    2019 East Texas Poultry Festival

Poultry Fest Countdown!

Only 6 days left until the 43rd Annual East Texas Poultry Festival, Sponsored by Farmers State Bank, opens its gates to a weekend of Fun, Entertainment, Arts and Crafts and lots of Food!


The Cutting of Boa will be held on Thursday, October 3rd at 10:00 am on the Frances Oates Center Stage!  Children from all over the County will keep us entertained for the rest of the day! Look for the rest of the weekend entertainment activities in future updates.


The 5K Chicken Trot and Fun Run, Sponsored by Cline’s Family Medicine and 936 Crossfit will be held on Saturday morning, October 5th, on the downtown square.  Fun Run starts at 7:00am and the Trot starts at 7:30a.m.  


The 2019 East Texas Poultry Festival Queen will be crowned on September 28th at 6:00pm at Center High School.  There are 14 lovely young ladies participating in the Pageant activities, representing all Shelby County Schools.  They are escorted 14 nice young men. The Queen and her Court shall reign over the Festival.


New this year is the Rooster Breakfast on Saturday morning following the Trot.  It is Sponsored by East Texas Poultry Supply. It will begin at 8:00am at Raymond Motors.  Center High School Culinary Arts students will be preparing and selling the breakfast.


Also new this year will be “Wing It” the Chicken wing eating contest.  How hot can you go? Find out on Saturday, October 5th at 5:30 after the Chicken Clucking Contest.  First 12 victims to sign up can participate.


  See you  next week at the Festival!!